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Annual evidence for evaluation of Safe and Drug Free indicators:

  • In 06-07, 151 office referrals were documented;

In 07-08, 207 office referrals were documented;

a.  Expulsion - 0

b.  ISS - 170

c. OSS -  36

2. Statistics are for years 2002-03 through 2005-06

  • Feel safe in cafeteria/classroom; 94.8%, 94.5%, 89.7%, 84.4%
  • Feel safe in hallways; 82.8%, 82.0%, 85.9%, 79.1%
  • Feel safe in locker room/gym; 84.4, 90.2, 90.5, 87.2
  • Feel safe in restrooms; 67.2, 82.0, 87.8, 81.6
  • Feel safe in courtyards/commons; 79.9, 83.9, 88.2, 82.2
  • Feel safe when taking the bus (or walking) to and from school; 73.0, 78.1, 83.6, 77.2
  • Feel safe in the classroom; 95.5, 93.7, 94.0, 91.6
  • Would inform staff if knew of another student was involved in something illegal or dangerous; 53.1, 61.5, 66.4, 55.6

3. From the Spring 07-08 BEDS, there were 34 founded and unfounded bullying and harassment reports.

4. From the Iowa Youth Survey, the percent of positive responses - 9 themes:

  • 61% secure and supportive family;
  • 70% safe and supportive school climate;
  • 70% safe and supportive community;
  • 87% healthy - avoidance of risky behavior;
  • 74% socially competent youth;
  • 67% youth successful in school;
  • 94% youth prepared for a productive adulthood;
  • 75% youth engaged in/contribute to community;
  • 41% bullying.

Mission Statement

The Atlantic Community School District will prepare all learners to be creative, innovative and productive citizens by providing diverse opportunities to learn and apply relevant skills and knowledge in a positive, disciplined and challenging environment.